Mr. Vinikour’s performing presence was one of intense concentration. ... his body was in quiet repose while his fingers did the work with utmost efficiency. The result was a performance of almost religious grandeur.”
Friday, Feb 7, Catacoustic Consort will host an extraordinary event. After the abrupt cancellation of the previously scheduled performer less than a week before the event, another great harpsichordist will step into his place. Jory Vinikour is recognized as one of the outstanding harpsichordists of his generation. A highly diversified career brings him to the world’s most important festivals and concert halls as recital and concerto soloist. His discography is extensive, and includes specialties in Bach and Rameau—his Complete Harpsichord Works of Rameau was nominated for a Grammy in 2012. He was the harpsichord performer on the soundtrack to the movie Jefferson in Paris, and he has recorded with Cecilia Bartoli and Anne Sofie von Otter, among many others. For a complete biography, visit http://www.joryvinikour.com/biography.shtml
Catacoustic’s Artistic Director Annalisa Pappano will also perform on the rarely heard pardessus de viole, the smallest member of the viola da gamba family. She is one of the greatest masters of this instrument in the United States, so it’s always an enormous treat to hear her. She will play a piece by Alexandre de Villeneuve, a very rarely heard composer from 18th century France.
Individual tickets are $25 general, $10 student. Children 12 and under are always free. Tickets are available at the door, in advance by calling 513.772.3242, or at www.catacoustic.com.
7:30pm Friday, February 7, 2013, Christ Church Cathedral,
318 E. Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202